The perennial favorite for parents who want to get their kids to sleep with easeâ€”now in a completely revised and expanded fourth edition!
In this fully updated fourth edition, Dr. Marc Weissbluth, one of the countryâ€™s leading pediatricians, overhauls his groundbreaking approach to solving and preventing your childrenâ€™s sleep problems, from infancy through adolescence. In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, he explains with authority and reassurance his step-by-step regime for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of your childâ€™s natural sleep cycles. Rewritten and reorganized to deliver information even more efficiently, this valuable sourcebook contains the latest research on
â€˘ the best course of action for sleep problems: prevention and treatment
â€˘ common mistakes parents make trying to get their children to sleep
â€˘ different sleep needs for different temperaments
â€˘ stopping the crybaby syndrome, nightmares, bedwetting, and more
â€˘ ways to get your baby to fall asleep according to her internal clockâ€”naturally
â€˘ handling nap-resistant kids and when to start sleep-training
â€˘ why both night sleep and day sleep are important
â€˘ obstacles for working moms and children with sleep issues
â€˘ the fatherâ€™s role in comforting children
â€˘ how early sleep troubles can lead to later problems
â€˘ the benefits and drawbacks of allowing kids to sleep in the family bed
Rest is vital to your childâ€™s health, growth, and development. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child outlines proven strategies that ensure good, healthy sleep for every age.
Praise for Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
â€śI put these principles into practiceâ€”with instant results. Dr. Weissbluth is a trusted resource and adviser.â€ťâ€”Cindy Crawford